Using Marijuana Before Working Out Can Enhance Enjoyment And ‘Runner’s High,

Cannabis consumption prior to exercise can lead to greater enjoyment and an enhanced “runner’s high,” a new study has found—though it is also tied to an increase in feelings of exertion from working out. Published last week in the journal Sports Medicine, the paper from researchers at the University…

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Florida Senate Bill Would Protect State Workers From Being Fired For Medical Marijuana Use

In 2021, Samuel E. Velez Ortiz, a corrections officer with the Florida Department of Corrections, was fired when a random drug test flagged him for cannabis metabolites. While he continues to challenge his termination in state courts, a new bill filed by South Florida Democratic state Sen. Tina Polsky…

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West Virginia Senate President Says Marijuana Could Be Legalized To Help Curb Fentanyl Epidemic, ‘Sooner Than Later’

West Virginia’s Republican Senate president says that legalizing marijuana could help ease the state’s crush of fatal fentanyl overdoses, predicting that the policy change will come “sooner than later” but probably not in the new legislative session. https://entirecannabis.cc/product/buy-fentanyl-powder-online/ “My gut tells me it might not happen this year,” Senate…

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Missouri Bills Would Regulate Hemp-Derived Delta-8 THC Like Marijuana

A Republican state senator has filed legislation to renew last spring’s failed effort to regulate intoxicating hemp products in Missouri, such as Delta-8 drinks and edibles. Delta-8 THC products can be sold in stores in Missouri because the intoxicating ingredient, THC, is derived from hemp, not marijuana which is…

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Biggest Federal And Congressional Marijuana Policy Developments Of 2023

The year 2023 brought a mixed bag of federal developments in the marijuana space—marked by historic news such as the Biden administration’s rescheduling recommendation and pardon expansion, as well as setbacks on the congressional path to enacting cannabis banking reform. And with Congress now in recess for the holiday…

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Biden Is Too Old To Grasp The Need To Legalize Marijuana

Dean Phillips, the Minnesota congressman challenging Joe Biden in the Democratic primary, said in a newly published interview that the president is too old and out of touch to understand contemporary cannabis issues. “I think it’s generational,” Phillips said. “People in their 80s do not see things, have not…

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Drug traffickers sentenced after smuggling millions of dollars worth of cocaine

ATLANTA - Amos Christolin is the last defendant to be sentenced for his role in a scheme to smuggle dozens of kilograms of cocaine hidden in tubs of butter from Haiti and distribute the drugs within the United States, including through the Atlanta area. “Dangerous drugs smuggled from overseas…

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Georgia awards four new medical marijuana production licenses

Georgia’s medical marijuana regulator awarded four new low-THC MMJ production licenses, increasing to six the total number of licensed producers for the state’s limited program. The four companies were awarded “provisional contracts for Class 2 production licenses,” according to a news release from the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis…

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